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Zongo Junction 'Elephant & Mosquito' (Captain Planet Remix)

Download Captain Planet's remix of an African music track by Zongo Junction.


Late last year we nodded towards 10-man afrobeat ensemble Zongo Junction's dynamic take on the classic West African sounds of Fela, Tony Allen, Sunny Ade and many more. In this instance, gumbo funk/future-Chimurenga producer Captain Planet reworks the Brooklyn group's horn-flanked "Elephant & Mosquito" into a head-nodding summertime beat. Download "Elephant & Mosquito (Captain Planet Remix) below and follow Zongo Junction on their bandcamp/facebook and looks for their upcoming 7" out May 21 via Primary Records.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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